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Social Security Didn’t Stop Mailing Checks ‘Because It’s Not Secure’

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Quick Take A social media post claims that Social Security checks have not been sent by mail “since 2013 because it’s not secure.” The Social Security Administration required electronic payment transfers in compliance with a 1996 federal law — not due to security concerns. Even so, about 850,000 checks are still mailed each month. Full Story In late August, posts claiming that the Social Security...

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